Mavra Ghaznavi is the founder of the Shumaar Project, an open data initiative that advocates for access to high-quality data and improved governance through data-driven decision-making. She is also currently working to eradicate gender-based violence and child marriage in Punjab as the Provincial Technical Expert on Gender and GBV with UNFPA for the Aawaz II project. Prior to this, she worked closely with the Punjab government to reform medico-legal practices and improve the investigation of heinous offences using data insights as part of the Justice System Support Programme (JSSP) implemented by Adam Smith International. As part of JSSP, she successfully advocated for a ban on virginity testing in Pakistan. Prior to her work in criminal justice and public policy, she was a lawyer at Mandviwalla & Zafar and RIAA Barker Gillette specializing in corporate and project finance. Mavra holds an LL.B. from Queen Mary, University of London and an LL.M. from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She has received training in negotiation and mediation from the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program and training in feminist legal theory and practice from the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development.